NVIDIA vs. Radeon Linux 5.0 + Mesa 19.0 Drivers - 14-Way Gaming GPU Comparison

January 29, 2019

As is always the case at Phoronix ahead of any major graphics card launch, it means re-testing the collection of past graphics cards for comparison in order to have the newest data on the entire line-up with the very latest GPU drivers, operating system updates, and any game updates. For those curious what the very latest Linux gaming performance is looking like at the end of January, here are benchmarks of the NVIDIA Pascal and Turing graphics cards on their 415.27 latest driver release up against the Linux 5.0 Git kernel paired with the near-feature-frozen Mesa 19.0 built with the AMDGPU LLVM 9.0 back-end. These 14 graphics cards on the latest software stack was put through more than three dozen gaming tests.For your viewing pleasure today is a look at the current AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce performance with the current line-up as of right now. Using the NVIDIA 415.27 driver, the GeForce GTX 1060, GTX 1070, GTX 1070 Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1080 Ti, RTX 2060, RTX 2070, RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti, and TITAN RTX were benchmarked for the green side. On the AMD side was the Linux 5.0 kernel as of 27 January along with the latest Mesa 19.0-devel open-source driver state as of the same date with Padoka PPA and using the AMDGPU LLVM 9.0 SVN back-end. The Radeon cards tested today were the RX 580, RX 590, RX Vega 56, and RX Vega 64.

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